Vital Opera

Vital Opera’s mission is to cultivate human connection through the medium of operatic expression. Incorporated in 2013, the company’s programming is built on the notion that opera’s capacity for emotionally engaging musical storytelling makes it uniquely suited to exploring crucial themes of human existence and generating engagement and discussion around them.

Upcoming Projects

Halcyon
Halcyon
Summer Pre-premiere Workshop
Millbrook, NY
Summer 2020

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Image Courtesy of Joshua Groffman

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Current Projects
Halcyon

Halcyon

Halcyon (formerly Unfinished ) is a new documentary-style opera that explores the question: “What happens to us when a place that matters to us comes to ruin?”

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Past Projects

Four Hands of Bridge

Four Hands of Bridge

In April 2015 we premiered Four Hands of Bridge, an experimental evening featuring four consecutive performances of Samuel Barber’s A Hand of Bridge. This brief, yet intense opera explores themes of consumerism, marital infidelity, the loss of a loved one, and isolation in modern society.

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Artist Development Workshop on Le Nozze Di Figaro

Artist Development Workshop on Le Nozze Di Figaro

Our artist development workshop on Le Nozze di Figaro in November of 2013 was an opportunity for a group of nine singer-actors to delve deeply into the music, text, plot, and characters of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro).

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Vital Opera is a Associate Member of Opera America and a Member of the New York Opera Alliance